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Faculty Professional Development / Learning Community Leader/Co-Leader

Penn State University
University Park, PA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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The position of Faculty Professional Development / Learning Community Leaders is responsible for:

convening and encouraging participation community members in meetings, activities, independent and group work. Tasks include but are not limited to scheduling meetings, collaboratively developing agendas with group members, and facilitating communications among group members; (2) Designing and facilitating activities to encourage group members to document and share their learning and to produce materials (e.g. inquiry protocols, lesson plans, instructional modules, conceptual frameworks, assessment strategies, class evaluation rubrics, policy recommendations) with other faculty and colleagues inside and outside their learning community; (3) producing one or more summaries of group process and outcomes and sharing information, models, materials, lessons learned, and recommendations for institutionalizing equity-enhancing professional development with department, college, and university colleagues through meetings, participation as a speaker on panels, or written summaries. Master's degree and two years of teaching as the instructor of record in any field at a college or university required; earned doctorate preferred.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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